New Delhi. The demand for CNG powered cars has increased in India for the last few years. Seeing the increase in the sales of CNG powered cars, now CNG powered SUVs are also coming in the market. Now car companies have started fearlessly launching CNG versions of hatchbacks and sedans as well as SUVs. In this series, now Kia Motors is also preparing to launch its sub-four meter compact SUV Sonnet in the CNG avatar. Testing of Kia Sonnet CNG has also started in India.
Let us tell you that the Kia Sonnet CNG will compete with the Maruti Suzuki Brezza CNG as well as the upcoming Tata Nexon CNG and Hyundai Xtor CNG. Information is also being received that in the coming time CNG versions of Seltos and Carens can also be launched in the market.
In this new Kia Sonnet CNG SUV, you will get a factory fitted CNG kit as well as a 1.0 liter 3 cylinder turbo-charged petrol engine. This SUV will be launched with a 6 speed manual transmission. If the reports are to be believed then the mileage of this sonnet CNG is likely to be 25 to 30 km/kg.
On the other hand, if we talk about the look and features, then the Sonnet CNG can be similar to its petrol and diesel variants. On the other hand, if we talk about the price of this SUV, then the price of this Kia Sonnet CNG SUV can be up to one lakh rupees more expensive than its petrol variants.